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and the northwestern united states. >>> you've been here for four years and you're about to enter tour of duty. and what is the israel center. greatcoat the department of the center cisco federation. established about 15 or 16 years ago to be a bridge between israel and the bay area's jewish committee. >>> both of you've been in the jewish committee in the bay area for a good amount of time. i'm wondering what are some of your observations about how the bay area understands the state to visit israel and that is really a culture >>> i found i divided into a couple of things but first the jewish committee here in the bay area is a large and fibrinogen very deeply connected to israel. and we feel great kinship israel is the unusual nation state of the world people. the jewish committee instinctively understands that since the connection between us is very strong and here in the bay area have felt very good in the last four years the political support for israel among elected officials as a very strong it's great understanding and french than the economic connection to in silicon valley and the
cisco responsible for northern california and the northwestern united states considers his car for four years about to enter tour of duty. >>> the israel center is the department of the seven cisco federation established about 1516 years ago to be a bridge between israel and the bay area's jewish committee. the couple's of the death of been in the jewish community in the bay area for a good amount of time and am wondering what it's all of your observations about of the bay area understands the state of israel and the israeli culture and all the different ways in which israel functions in the world. >>> a divided it into a couple of things first jewish community here they area and the jewish community here is large and vibrant and deeply connected to israel will feel a great kinship israel as an unusual mission state and nation civil what people the jewish committee instinctively understands that and a connection between this is very strong of brothers and sisters in the bay area i felt a very good in the last four years. the political support for israel and the elected officials is ve
of the train's letter he think the american government and others for efforts to bring him to the united states. >>> after turbulence i have come here thanks to the assistance of friends >>> the chinese activist left a beijing hospital saturday and boarded a united airlines flight with wife and two sons. the white house says the state department worked with chinese authorities to get him a visa. >>> we welcome this development and he can pursue a course of study in the u.s. >>> his flight to the united states ends a diplomatic tug-of- war that lasted a month before he left he told reporters he was worried chinese authorities would try to retaliate against his extended family still in china. the blind activist an outspoken critic of china's forced abortion policy is. he escaped house arrest last month and sought refuge at the american embassy. he was able to go to a local hospital to each seek treatment and reunited with his family he then asked to leave china and hillary clinton were to get him out of the country, he said after he's done with law school he would like to go home but not clear if
that many people zero plays those announcements just to get the birth in the united states. >>> >>> facebook finish below $29 a share yesterday. so what that means the zuckerberg air drops of the top 46 richest people list. facebook is now approved to have 9400 employees. that is three times its current workforce. >>> i think they've proven already to be a good neighbor. >>> i don't think you've done anything to protect my help in terms of pollution that the cars will have in my neighborhood. >>> in just a few hours the two men accused of beating brian stowe are back into court for a preliminary hearing. still a paramedic from santa cruz is recovering from the beating. volunteers will continue the search for a missing morgan hill teenager. the effort will begin at 8:00 this morning for sierra lamar. and to live and was arrested last week in connection with the murder. her family is still hoping she will be found alive. the four porn 0-2 >>> let's check in with elizabeth right now she is live up the largest park in san francisco. >>> wheat were previewing a event that was happening. we are ex
and they conclude that the 4 percent of priests in the united states during the past 60 years yourself sexually violated a minor. that means 96 percent and did not wish also compare that to other groups that have access to children. greaser clergy or pastors are so forth with other religious traditions of public-school teachers and soccer coaches and a clearly have found not like to their studies but other cities to the sexual abuse tragically exists in any institution where you have an adult interaction with children. what we need to do is keep kids safe and do everything we can to keep the kid save and can do this their policies and procedures that are in place now with the u.s. council of catholic bishops but also the group's doing a better job. the good news is that the percentage of children being abused in recent years is much lower than in the past. >>> all of these procedures and policies are overseen by people that are objective and not to put these things in place. so this is really authentic prevention. >>> i think it's really good the glitches everybody doing their job well. the p
said that he would be freed if the united states stops air strikes in pakistan, afghanistan, somalia, and yemen. and releases all taleban and al qaeda suspects. >> u.s. government will continue to make every effort to see him released safely to his family. but we cannot, and will not negotiate with al qaeda. >> is directly to the president was posted online hours after the cia killed a top al qaeda leader with an air strike. the drum missile killed a man in yemen. he was on the fbi's most wanted list for his role in the bombing of the u.s. as cold in 2000. it is believed that he also helped formal money to the 9/11 attackers. the men that arranged the attacks were reined in a guantanamo bay court room this weekend. >> if you respond to them, i will list. >> the claims that he's been taking care of but says that he will die if al qaeda is demands are not met. at the white house, randall kingston, cbs 5. >> he has a heart problem and in the video the clams to be getting all of his medications. >> let's take a look at the big board. right now the dow is down but not by much. you can see
the united states and the war in afghanistan. >> he will continue west to the golden state in just a few hours for some big-ticket fund- raisers. his trip comes at a time when technology giants are struggling in the silicon valley. cable baron is here with the economic highs and lows surrounding the president's visit. >> you cannot park here or here, or here because the president is coming to town. >> it is not everyday that the president of united states comes and discovers our city. >> redwood city has not seen a presidential visit in decades. >> i think it is wonderful that he has chosen us to come visit. >> redwood city has been a community all by itself, and recently they have done a major remodel downtown. and this just as icing to the cake. >> businesses are shutting down early and a detailed security plan is in place. >> we want to make sure everyone enjoys it whether it is a demonstrator or just someone wants to come down with their family and see what is going on. we just want to provide a safe environment for everyone. >> redwood city is one of three stops along his fund-raisi
foils a homegrown terror plot to blow up a bridge in the united states. why the fed say we were never in any danger. >> i am here in the weather center with a cool breeze that is kicking in to drop,,,,,,,,,,, >> recapping the special report at the top of the hour, we just learned that president barack obama arrived in afghanistan earlier this morning and is there to sign an agreement to cementing the u.s. role in the country after the war ends in 2014. barack obama and the afghan president are set to approve the agreement before he addresses the nation on the war effort. you can see that speech live right here on cbs 5 at 4:30 p.m., or streaming live on >> five men have been arrested in a plot to blow up a bridge near cleveland. the fbi says there was no danger to the public because the explosive devices were controlled by undercover agents. the suspects do not appear to have any ties to international terrorism. at least three are self- described anarchist. >> it was one year ago today that the president announced navy seals killed osama bin laden at his hideout in pakistan
billion per year. >> the united states has already spent $400 billion on the war in afghanistan. well, we are constantly talking about an economic downturn but for some people that is not the case. >> a penthouse just sold for $90 million. >> i just ignored it ... >> the numbers of teenagers with type 2 diabetes doubles. what is behind the sudden spike? >> : gridding changes to the weather in the bay,,,, [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. we know you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now, arrowhead water is just $3.33 a case. heinz ketchup is only $1.79. that's for the party size. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. get the new safeway app. it's free. the 100% electric nissan leaf was the perfect car for you... that you can charge it at home like your smartphone... that you'll never have to buy another tank of gas? [ brian ] really looking forward to not having to put 75 bucks in the tank twice a week just to go back and forth t
diplomatic tensions between china and the united states has now been reunited with his family. the blind legal activist escaped house arrest last week. the chinese news service reported that he left the u.s. embassy after staying there for six days and also receive medical care in beijing. >> developing news out of san diego county where a former linebacker has been found dead in an apparent suicide. police believe the 43 roles shot himself at his oceanside home. investigators are still there investigating. local media reports that he was found by a housekeeper with a gunshot wound to the chest. he was a first-round draft picks employed 20 years in the nfl, he leaves behind his wife and three children. meanwhile in new orleans saints linebacker has been suspended without pay for the entire 2012 season. he is one of the four players' bench for taking part in that team cash for its bounty scheme. according to the league he offered $10,000 to an unclear how that knocked court order out of the playoff game at the end of the 2009 season. in march the nfl commissioner suspended their head coac
in the west or in the united states meeting when we practiced peace and at that place of peace this really come promote health and wellness and summing things can happen a lot of healing. we are doing this and women can play a very important role. i want to say a lot of women already are doing this like the mayor of a traveling all over the world to inspire women and let women know that if women come together and make sure that no child in the united states should go to bed hungry it can happen if we put our minds to it to. >>> 49 dozens that foreperson imprison euna lee towed the a suspect per person to educate >>> and the world that we can begin to heal the more we can begin to really change those indicators. if we reduced the prison population will increase our peace. it will reduce the number of police we have we increase our peace. let's face it the first offense for a comedy this is the committee and an incident happens to a crime happens the police will call her called after the incident has occurred but people practicing peace and those incidences prevention becomes the way. educ
this development and the fact he will pursue a course of study in united states >>> he will live and study law at unique new york university. activist in chicago are in jail after plotting domestic terrorism at the upcoming nato summit the three men arrested wednesday charged with making molotov cocktails to firebombed police stations president obama's campaign headquarters and mayor rahm emanuel house. nato's protest against the nato summit have been noisy but peaceful >>> it is the war machine of the 1% we're in chicago saying that neda should be disbanded >>> nearly 50 world leaders attending a conference are focusing on winding down of the war in iraq protesters say money should be spent at home. on one side the activists and in the middle of the frogs like two sides who say they want the same thing cannot seem to agree. a gorgeous day in the bay area brian hackney up next,,,,,,,,,,, >>> free tests in san francisco as part of first-ever national hepatitis testing day, where the 5 million americans estimated that hepatitis b or c with the majority not aware. the viruses can lead to liver pr
reports of government troops shelling rebel held areas this morning. >> the united states and nine other nations expelled syrian diplomats from their capitals. >> we do not believe that further militarization of the situation in syria at this point is the right course of action. >> thunderstorms delivered damaging hail to the oklahoma city area overnight. >> storms knocked out power to more than 60,000 people. >> facebook stock closed below $30, down 24% from its opening price. >> all this damn time, i got to try to figure out how to provide for my people. >> going back near the wall. he's got it. >> are you matt damon? >> i'm the [ bleep ] quarterback, moron. >> ever meet annoying kids? >> i got a whole bunch of kids. >> one night only. one hour only. regis and dave. >> get ahold of yourself. >> and that matters. >> all these years later he's still chasing that sound and searching for a little bit of truth. >> on "cbs this morning." >> is it hard to raise a kid around biden. i would assume that he's the uncle that comes over and you brought some guns. that kind of thing. captioning fund
the weekend. today the united states and nine other nations expelled syrian diplomats from their capitals. the u.n.'s lead negotiator met with the syrian dictator today and warned that syria has reached a tipping point. the family of bashir al assad has ruled syria for 42 years. last year a mass uprising started against him. assad has used his army to shell entire neighborhoods, and that's how saturday's atrocities started. it's what happened next that makes it the worst war crime yet in the 15-month-old civil war. ( gunfire ) that's the artillery barrage in a civilian neighborhood outside the city of houla close to the center of the anti-assad uprising. u.n. observers in syria report that about 20 people were killed by assad's artillery, but the massacre came later, at much closer range. we have nothing to show you but the victims. they were shot or stabbed in their homes. the u.n. suspects that the killers were part of a brutal force of pro-dictatorship thugs called the shabia. neighbors carried adults in blankets and children above their heads to a trench near the town. when the killin
that diplomatic standoff between the united states and china is finally coming to an end. at the center of it is the chinese human rights dissident chen guangcheng. he escaped from house arrest two weeks ago, was rescued by u.s. diplomats, and then with secretary of state clinton in beijing for talks, he was returned to the chinese. chen is still in a hospital being treated for a foot injury that he suffered in his escape. david martin picks up the story. >> reporter: just when it looked like the chen case was about to cause a major rupture in u.s.- chinese relations, secretary of state clinton wrapped up her tumultuous visit to beijing by announcing a deal that seemed to meet his latest demands. >> i'm pleased that today our ambassador has spoken with him again. our embassy staff and our doctor had a chance to meet with him. and he confirms that he and his family now want to go to the united states so he can pursue his studies. >> reporter: that after a day in which chinese police had ringed the hospital where chen was undergoing medical tests. when u.s. officials drove up to check on
the weekend mass car in houla, but the united states maintains it will not use force to end the blood shed. >>> and severe storms. oklahoma city gets pounded by a big time hailstorm. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 30, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. >>> it was a prize mitt romney has been chasing for five years. he clinched the republican presidential nomination with a win in yesterday's texas primary, calling it an honor and a privilege. he'll be officially nominate add the republican convention in august. cbs news estimates romney has 1,198 delegates after picking up 90 in the texas vote. and romney has already ramped up his attacks on president obama. susan mcginnis in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, romney all about endurance has finally paid off. look for romney to enter a critical phase of the campaign. watch for him to step up his attacks on the obama administration and to defend himself from their attacks, including most recently, his association with donald trump. mi
up a passenger plane headed for the united states. intelligence officials say this is the work of a man best known for the christmas 2009 plot to bring down an airplane over detroit. also with an underwear bomb. but the latest a vice is more sophisticated. this is a very clever guy, very good at making bombs. he is probably the number-one threat to the united states directly. >> the cia says the suspected suicide bomber had yet to pick a target or by an airplane ticket. >> i guess that you could call it the best forecast ever. >> ever? you are going that far? >> it has been ice, we have the heat and it looks like it was the route for one more day in and we will have cooler weather. a little bit of everything in the next couple days. some patches of fog that have moved in along the coastline. it is 46 in santa rosa and 55 in mostly clear into san jose. you'll see this figure extending along the coastline making its way just inside of the day. it looks like a sign of the center's cooling down just a little bit but is still staying warm in the bay area. usually sixties and seventi
of terrorist material ever obtained by a the united states. and it came straight from the mind of osama bin laden. newly declassified documents reveal the al qaeda leader struggled to keep his global geoid from crumbling. and as manuel gallegus shows us, it also reveals a hit list reaching all the way to the white house. >> right up until the end, osama bin laden was plotting terror. a collection of letters from his final hide out shows that he wanted to target airplanes carrying president barack obama. he said that killing him automatically would make joe biden take over the presidency for the remainder of the term. he described the vice-president as totally unprepared for the job. former deputy director of national intelligence and cbs news senior correspondent john miller was the last western journalist to interview him. >> i think in the end he was struggling to figure out what al qaeda was at that point. >> the navy seals who killed osama bin laden when your go gathered the documents from his compound in pakistan. 17 of the letters are now declassified and posted on an army website. th
to move forward. that's why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states! ( cheers and applause ) >> schieffer: the presidents everywhere from the battleground political states to afghanistan, where he marked the one-year anniversary of the death of osama bin laden. mitt romney said fine, but-- >> and the idea to try to politicize this ask to say, "oh, i, president obama, would have done it one way, mitt romney would have done it another" is really disappointing. >> schieffer: with romney all but certain to get the republican nomination, former rival michele bachmann, settled her differences and endorsed him. >> he not only can win. he will win. he will be the president. >> schieffer: no endorsement yet from newt gingrich but he finally quit. >> i thought, frankly, my role providing material for "saturday night live" was helpful alive and we will talk. where the republicans go from here, and the democratics' side from new york senator chuck schumer, and former presidential candidate and one-time chairman of the democratic party, howard dean. we'll talk with a leadin
dissident. he emerged from the united states embassy overnight and now the chinese want the united states to apologize. we'll go to beijing where secretary of state clinton just arriv arrived. >>> also this morning, the address to the nation from afghanistan. >>> i'm gayle king. andy pettitte faces down his former best friend and we know that a picture can be worth a thousand words. should any one painting really be worth 200 million bucks? we'll get into that debate. >> first as we do every morning, we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> the goal to defeat al qaeda and deny it a chance to rebuild is now within our reach. >> president obama vows to finish the job in afghanistan. >> u.s. troops will remain in afghanistan through 2024 in a support role. >> three explosions rocked the afghan capital hours after president obama made a secret trip to that city. >> to knows that had 23 years in the afghan war pool, you win? >> chen guangcheng has left the u.s. embassy in beijing. >> china demands an apology after a chinese dissident leaves u.s. protection. >> j
didn't know until as arrival at the airport he was headed to the united states >>> the u.s. and china at least in this instance were able to work together for a satisfactory outcome >>> the case focused international attention on the issue of human rights in china on the eve of a major summit between washington and beijing. a self-taught lawyer he had been in prison for years against beaten out against china is one child policy. he was under house arrest or alleges he and his family were subject to beatings visitors were turned away cards monitored his every move. last month under the cover of darkness he eluded the guards and escaped with the help of other activists he traveled 300 mi. to beijing where dissidents transfer him from a van to a u.s. government car all without being detected by chinese surveillance. he was given sanctuary inside american embassy touching off a diplomatic standoff after negotiations chinese officials agreed to let him live free of persecution but had second thoughts after round of talks a lot to pursue his longtime goal to study law at new york university
was 47 years old. today china and the united states made a tentative deal to end a standoff over a prominent dissident. he says that he wants to leave china with his family. and today the china foreign ministry says he can apply to study abroad. a short time later the u.s. state department said a university here has already offered him a fellowship. that's cool reportedly is new york university. united states says they're ready to grant him and his family visas. >> stocks are down sharply following a government report that hiring slowdown in april. right now the dow is down 150 points and the nasdaq is down, to have that there? it is down as well. danielle nottingham has the latest job numbers along with reaction from the president and republican mitt romney. >> the jobs market remains weak. the labor department says only 115,000 jobs were added in april. hiring has slowed down significantly in the past two months. and more americans have given up their job search. with less people looking for work, the unemployment rate fell from 8.2 to 8.1%. the white house says the jobs report
to go to the united states said it was was to help them get back into china to be a freedom fighter as he wanted or if the conditions of negotiations with chinese government for not to his satisfaction and he was prepared to stay in the embassy and live there or possibly years. >>> the brought his wife to beijing and promised he would be reunited with his family and given a scholarship to attend law school. athematic the embassy. >>> attorneys that is live to be sent back to the village where the two of them had languished under house arrest. he talked of his wife twice. and then made that decision on his own. to come out of the embassy and to rejoin the family. >>> remember asking him in front of many witnesses are you ready to leave is this we want to do? >>> and he sat there and pause for a quiet for several minutes and then to jump up being excited and said let's go. >>> he was reunited this family but also back in a chinese control. apparently decided he would be better off coming to the neda states. the former president bill clinton was in the bay area tonight for the mes
is the number-one killer of men and women in the united states and back with 1100 people die each day from its some of them from a condition known as the widow maker tonight are going to the minnesota woman who has invented what could be the easiest way to spot trouble before it is too late to this cbs station in indianapolis has a story that is truly from harsh. >>> and a rustic retreat at the end of a road outside northfield minnesota is about the last place you would think would be home to a medical breakthrough. >>> but a garage start up is where murray johnson bypasses the business world in pursuit of her life's work rent seven heart attacks. >>> run to reduce the number of widows and widowers and little kids that don't get to grow up with their father and mother. murray has been the last decade developing a hand-held device that can quickly detect heart blockage is accompanying is about to launch fda trials. >>> where we do we have to be consistent bright outlook from an invention born of one of life's darkest moments. >>> murray didn't know it better project began just before she a
the global economy including the united states and if greece were to pull out, i think probability is very high that would have serious contagion effects across the eurozone and that in turn could have serious adverse impacts to the united states and around the world. >> there is serious consideration that today more people are taking it seriously. more p >> the problem is greece is a problem from the very beginning. pr instead of addressing this at e the beginning which is what european political should have ssing done, it's gotten worse and worse and worse and they are having difficulty finding a solution of greece coming out of the i think the probability of greece leaving eurozone is probably less than 50-50. even if it stays within the euro eurozone, problems are enormous enor and that could create contagion and cause bank runs and spain and elsewhere and if that happens, i think it has in spa potential probability but not certainty of having serious negative impacts here. >> let's talk about your piece to in the journal. you talk about this the best
the trading by half an hour on friday morning. >>> 4500 researchers and united states and latin america in san francisco for a conference starting today. the celebrity getting attention is the daughter of ralph will castro. some are blasting the decision to allow her in the country. two homes are destroyed as a wild fire rages near the california and nevada border. it started kindergartner ville nv strong winds fled the flames across 4,000 a.. the winds have shifted direction to push the fire away from home crusoe for full containment by saturday the suspected cause was a controlled burn not put out properly. san jose city council trying to deal with raising the minimum wage >>> when passengers claimed that forced the pilot to make an emergency landing >>> howe bride and groom did not let mother nature ruin ,,,,,,,,, >>> burglars police chief not commenting on allegations he had servile officers investigate the theft of a sudden cellphone. he department confirms our officers were paid overtime in january the chief would not speak with cbs 5 at a city council meeting but mayor tom bates had thi
at national level to build an early warning system. it is our hope that in the united states we don't need to wait for a killer earthquake to build the early-warning system. >> the beta system and development works like this ... >> moderate shaking expected in 22 seconds. >> you're using the path of waves created by the 1989 earthquake. in the yellow are the key ways which are often undetectable by humans. the red represents shear waves which often cause the most shaking and damage. people in san fransisco in the east they would have had 26 seconds of lead time. a difference many believe could have saved lives. >> if you have a few seconds of one then you can take cover, you are far less likely to be injured. >> i do have a circuit board design ... >> is not just expensive equipment and computer programs that may eventually help get the job done. researchers at stanford are dispatching small sensors to schools and homes. >> it is a real time demonstration of what is happening in the earth. >> which could be installed on personal computers. the data is instantly sent back to the laboratory
in afghanistan is at an all-time low here in the united states. a poll just out this morning says 1 to 7 percent of americans now support the war. that is down from 37% one year ago. 66 percent said they oppose the war. half of them say the united states is doing more harm than good. a operations in afghanistan slated to get $80 billion under the defense department budget. the budget will go before the house armed services committee. the two budget versions include the same spending for a afghanistan but overall the pentagon spending is $3 billion higher in the gop plan. the empire strikes back, how george lucas is getting back at orange county for snubbing his movie studio. >> a man lives out his nascar dream on a horse track. how police finally ended the late night joy ride. >> the new black turtleneck in what's the best gifttleneck in you can give mom ? a powerful connection. with this droid razr by motorola on verizon 4g lte stay in touch with your loved ones on skype. plus, enjoy verizon's 4g lte network in more places. the droid razr you want, one powerful connection on america's largest 4
that the warning signs are there. >> reporter: in the southwestern united states, the wildfire season is already off to an early start. in northern arizona, near the historic mining town of crown king, a fire blew out of control today due to hot, dry conditions and strong winds. and now comes more bad news: those conditions are likely to continue. a new report by the federal government's climate prediction center says the southern two- thirds of the nation is likely to be warmer than normal during june, july and august, especially in the southwest. and that means the potential for the worst wildfire season in years. professor david robinson is a climatologist with rutgers university. >> when your afternoon thunderstorms start erupting across the mountainous west this summer, oftentimes they're not packed with a lot of moisture, but they're packed with a lot of lightning. and with that tinder-dry underbrush and forest canopy, there's a real concern of wildfires across the west this summer. >> reporter: but it's not only the west that's going through a heat wave. in the mountains of north carolina
of the united states, that he is some kind of economic savior. he is very good at making money for his partners. he is not so good at creating jobs. we have seen that time and time again, and i think the american people and voters deserve to understand what mitt romney means when he says he has the keys to the being economic savior. >> schieffer: one other, one of the refreshing changes when the president was elected, he talked about hope and change. whatever happened to hope and change? now it seems he is just coming right out of the box with these old-fashioned negative ads, all campaigns seem to think or are the basis of all campaigns. >> bob there is going to be a choice in this election, mitt romney has been running for president for many years of his life, and has been very critical of this president's tenure of this president's policies, and we are certainly happy to talk a little bit about mitt romney and his record of not creating jobs in virtually every step of his life. that is what this campaign is going to be about. are you going to be better -- who are you going to be better off
of an unexploded al qaeda manufactured bomb designed to take down an air liner bound for the united states. the plot involved a more advanced version of the underwear bomb deployed on a detroit-bound jet back in 2009. the cia foiled this latest attempt. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. good morning, susan. >> good morning, danielle. that's right. tl cia stepped in and seized this device before this would-be suicide bomber was able to find a target and get on a flight by a ticket. now they're looking at this device to try to figure out if it could have made it through airport scanners and if it could have brought down an airliner. federal officials are dissecting a bomb designed to take down an american jetliner. >> they keep trying to find more and more terrible and preverse ways to kill people. >>> al qaeda and a yemen-based terror group planned the attack. >> you have this group in yemen that is proving to be very dangerous and has tried to hit the united states multiple times. >> officials say this man, ibrahim hassan al asiri is the mastermind behind the bomb. he is bes
. he's probably al qaeda in the arabian peninsula's number one threat to the united states directly. dire >> reporter: asiri first came on the radar when a bomb he inserted inside his own brother was used as an attempt to kill the head of saudi intelligence. the saudi spy master was seriously injured, asiri's brother was killed. asiri is best known for the christmas 2009 plot to down a jetliner over detroit. he designed a bomb hidden in the underwear of umar farouk abdulmutallab, the would be suicide bomber tried to set the device off but while the detonator functioned, the main explosive charge did not, averting what would have been the worst attack on u.s. soil since 9/11. but asiri went back to the arkbench. ng organeda is extremely adaptive and al qaeda is a learning organization. it learns from its mistakes, it adapts. >> reporter: asiri adjusted his plans to avoid human error with his most complex bomb yet-- the printer bombs. two printers were shipped as cargo to the united states. plastic explosives hidden in toner cartridges were set to be detonated by cellular phones hidde
as the united states looks for ways to stop the deadly violence in syria. >> first his car was stolen, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> @ top stories at 6:30 p.m., another massacre in syria. the united nations observers found more than a dozen bodies of civilians shot execution- style. danielle nottingham reports that they are pointing the finger at the syrian government. >> syrians gathered in the street to bury another victim of the violence now spinning out of control. wednesday the united nations observers discovered 30 more bodies, apparently shot execution-style. that follows the massacre of more than 100 people last week. u.n. investigators say the syrian government is responsible. the security council met wednesday to talk about what action to take against the syrian president. >> the syrian government has made commitments, it has blatantly violated those commitments, and, i think it is quite clear, as we have said for many weeks, if they continue to do so, there should be consequences. >> what does officials say that although military options against syria are on the table, for now th
: and there was some progress in those areas. norah, tell me, how does the united states help chen and not anger the chinese government? >> it's the question. there are some officials talking about allowing chen some sort of medical parole. he doesn't want asylum, he doesn't want to leave china but this option about a medical parole is one on the table that would allow the u.s. to help chen and allow china to save face. >> pelley: a medical parole that might take him to the united states. norah, thank you very much. it was one year ago tomorrow that u.s. navy seals stormed osama bin laden's hideaway in pakistan and killed him. they also seized a treasure trove of documents and now, one year later, the secrets they held are coming out. we asked national security correspondent david martin to find out what's in them. >> reporter: the navy seals had 40 minutes to get in and out of bin laden's compound before pakistani police showed up. first they got bin laden, then spent the remaining 20 minutes running from room to room scooping up what amounted to his personal archives into plastic garbage bags.
and greece say no to austerity and see how that could affect the united states and the u.s. economy. >>> i'm gayle king. a tennessee mom and her three children disappear. this morning, there is a massive manhunt across several states. when i see awe the 8:00, dr. phil stops by the studio 57. >> i'm erica hill. a new national poll has good news for mitt romney and only on "cbs this morning" find out who is on top of the new fortune 500. >>> as we do every morning we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> my life is in your hands, mr. president. >> an american held hostage pleads for his life. >> warren weinstein was kidnapped in pakistan last summer. >> if you accept the demand, i live. . you don't, then i die. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> french voters pick a socialist over the status quo. >> hollande has beaten sarkozy. >> stocks overseas took a nose dive. >> he is likely to have a big impact on the euro zone crisis. >> multistate manhunt is on for a young man accused of kidnapping three young girls and their mom. >> a quit quiet community. >> busy h
in 90 seconds. >> he and his family now want to go to the united states. >> beijing offers a possible solution to a build in crisis. >> the chinese foreign ministry now says chen guangcheng can apply for government permission to study abroad. >> a blind dissident called in for an emergency hearing played through a translator. >> translator: i want to meet with secretary clinton. i hope i can get more help from her. >>> 175 pages of letters written by osama bin laden just released. >> the guy wasn't a terrorist. he was a hoarder. it was just a matter of times when we learned he died alone surrounded by 29 cats. >>> employers added 115,000 jobs in april. we expected 160,000 jobs. unemployment at 8.1%. >> let's get the motor city mad man and say that he threatened the president. that will do it. >> a huge sinkhole. a suburban community outside of orlando, about 10,000 square feet wide. >> drivers in saudi arabia were swerving hard with a road runner car with a 400-pound bird. >> more stuff about anderson cooper at a bar or a gym or health club than i do about what he is doing in the stud
cruise ships. >> al qaeda and associated forces still have the intent to attack the united states. >> get ready for a may day to remember. occupy wall street demonstrators want to make it that way. they are planning marches all over the world. >> parts of northern oklahoma battered by as many as four tornadoes. >> rupert murdoch is not a fit and proper person to run an international company is the conclusion of lawmakers in london. >> all that. >> jessica simpson is nine days past her due date. wow. >> i just think maybe she'll give birth to a pony. >> and all that matters. >> my gosh. look at that. >> this guy is okay. >> i think he might have had a beer or two before going up. he was a little excited. >> on "cbs this morning." >> regis will be -- >> in the bronx. wait a minute. i'm not going to let that go. >> where is he going to be? captioning funded by cbs >>> welcometo "cbs this morning." one year ago today a navy s.e.a.l. raid kill osama bin laden in pakistan. it was a milestone in the fight against al qaeda and it's getting a lot of extra attention today in the united states and i
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of the united states. could this person if the president were to die, heaven forbid, could this person come in and be a good president? the political decisions come after that and they are, you know, the hypocritic rule, do no harm. charlie and i were around in 1972 when mcgovern picked a running mate he had to give back. secondly, is there a state, a big state which wouldn't otherwise carry that this person might help you carry? lyndon johnson is a perfect example. >> jack kennedy. >> when kennedy picked lyndon johnson and gave him texas. there are a number of decisions but to pick a vice president and think it's a game-changer, that would be highly unlikely and unusual. >> yes or no. this race now is about dead each? >> yes. >> thank you, governor. governor haley barbour. >>> time to show you the morning headlines around the globe. "the wall street journal" reporters jerry brown is planning big budget cuts to make up for a $16 billion deficit. governor brown is warning there will be deep cuts to schools and public safety agencies. he also wants higher taxes. >>> the daily monitor in ugand
broadcast center. i'm charlie rose. a new bomb plot against the united states is foiled. we'll get new information from the president's top counterterrorism adviser and if airport security could have stopped this attack. >>> a top administration official says he supports same-sex marriage and a striking prediction from the government on how fat america will soon become. >>> i'm gayle king. we'll show you what prince harry is doing on his first visit to washington and when i see you at 8:00, author john irving and rita wilson will stop by. >> first, we begin by a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> we will do everything necessary to keep america safe. >> the cia stops an al qaeda plot to bomb a u.s. bound jetliner. >>> a new and improved underwear bomb with a better detonation system. >> authorities believe the mastermind is the same terrorist behind the last underwear plot in 2009. >> it probably would have gotten through metal detectors. >> just when we think we have it under control, they come up with another variation of the device and they are constantly workin
is that united states supreme court has not yet weighed in. no matter what to do politically they have not waited in and say that sexuality it's the same kind of protection as race or gender or ethnicity. all the president is doing to do is taking a political calculation but if you listen to his statement carefully also said he was not going to force states to go along with this. so if you are in the l g b t community, what were delighted, you are also a little bit disappointed because he can force the legal system to make real changes that people want in their lifetime to see. the kind of thing that gavin newsom was talking about. >> talking about this political line, is the president using young adults that tend to support gay marriage vs african american democrats and hispanic democrats who have typically supported him, is this a smart move? >> he is probably correctly assuming that people in the african-american community who are as diverse as anyone else, but he probably is safely assume that a majority of them will support him regardless of his position on this issue. the may not agree with
into the evening. >> a swift secretive trips to the wars on, the president says that the united states is it within reach of defeating al qaeda and he announced a pivotal agreement with afghanistan during the address to america. political reporter grizzly is here with the deal to end the war. >> as the president says, this is a historic moment after a decade-long war in afghanistan. the strategic agreement that he signed tonight is symbolic in many ways. the most important is that we are in the process of ending the war in afghanistan. it was a risky move, arriving in afghanistan on the anniversary of the death of osama bin laden. the president landed secretly in the dark and quickly took off again. the president spoke from the air force base tonight, aknowledge and that it was the actions of osama bin laden that started this war in afghanistan. >> my fellow americans, we have traveled for more than a decade under the dark cloud of war. yet here, in the pre-dawn darkness of afghanistan, we can see the light of a new day on the horizon. the iraq war is over. the number of our troops in harm's way ha
is probably al qaeda number one threat to the united states directly. >> the cia says he had yet to pick a target or buy an airplane ticket and it is not clear if the bomb would have gone through security. >> i guess an a-plus is the best grade you can get. >> you deserve a gold star >> it has been feeling really nice the last few days. i think we will keep going in most spots although we will begin to see some changes on the coast. temperatures right now, 53 degrees in pacifica. 54 degrees in livermore with clear skies. this fog is what i'm talking about right here as high pressure begins to weaken just a little bit. it is staying warm outside, usually in the 60s or mid-70s. some places as much as 16 degrees above the average for this time of year. san francisco checking in at 74 degrees, at 10 degrees above the average. >> we will take you outside for a live look at 101 on the trimble exit and everything still looks good. elsewhere, the bay bridge toll plaza, still some road work on the upper deck but it is very quiet this morning. they did go ahead and cancel a wind advisory for the s
have killed 95 percent of the cars in the united states, compared to 66%. but their bid for the contract was more expensive by $180 million. and in the and the bart board could not be convinced to put the project on hold. we'll bidders formulated new plants around american jobs. >> we do need to approve this contract today. >> we need the cars and we need the jobs right now. so i'm very convinced that we should accept this bid. >> the real tragedy she says, is of the 5000 jobs the contract will create, none will be in the bay area. >> we need to do more for the bay area. and we did not. >> it is a missed opportunity, just like we stated with the bay bridge projects. with most of the ironwork on that same going out to china. >> those new cars are expected to be on the tracks by 2017. that will be just as the bart san jose extension is completed. >> a swimmer since tonight after being rescued from the rocks at lands' end in san fransisco. chopper flies overhead as the rest operation got under way. the swimmer got caught up in the surf before becoming stranded. firefighters
's an important statement as an american. as the president of the united states to recognize the equality and dignity of our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters and friends and neighbors. that's what's important, not what was right or wrong or popular or unpopular politically. i don't know about politics. i do know about human rights and constitutional rights, and on that basis, i think the president did the right thing. i'm very glad he did it. >> schieffer: would argue with you on one thing. i think you do know about politics, but we won't go into that right now. governor patrick, many religious voteres, including many black voters are, opposed to same-sex marriage. is this issue going to threaten and hurt the president politically? >> i don't think so, bob. and i want to-- i want to thank ted for his clear and principled on this issue, and it's consistent with the president's clear and principled position on the issue because it's about convictions. it's not about politics. you know, i dealt with something similar in massachusetts when i was running the first time and dealing with bla
. it is scheduled at 9:00 eastern time. 50 years ago and didn't united states deployed thousands of military advisers to did not. >>> the nation's bravest were honored at our capital as a part of the rolling thunder. the event is now in its 25th year. it honored those who died or were captured while serving in the military. >>> tropical storm beryl made landfall about midnight this morning. winds at hurricane strength of 70 mi. per hour. they close the beaches. >>> and among the hazards of the storm, and dad are lions. thousands of people in florida and georgia are without power. >>> it looks like they're getting hit pretty hard are there, how about our weather over here? >>> it looks like we have a pretty good did coming our way. the foggy little pick this morning especially as you head into the coastline of the bay. a little more sunshine as we head into the afternoon. the temperatures over the bay bridge a little cooler in some spots. as we head toward the afternoon, the clouds will lift in most spots. '50s and '60s out of the beaches. you will see some 60s and low 70's in toward sends a
circuit television at four bases in the united states including fort hamilton in new york. many say what they saw frustrated them. this woman lost her brother charles the pilot of the man's the pilot of the plan to crashed into the pentagon. this is the second arraignment for the defendants the first trial was stopped when the obama administration tried to shut down guantanamo. >>> justice denied so long, >>> legal experts say it could take years for the trial to conclude. dru levenson cbs news, fort hamilton. >>> each defendant faces the death penalty if convicted. various school districts to step up to 3 students after the bell rings and a program offers dinner is a spinning and who is eligible and where the financing comes from. a beautiful day across the bay area brian hackney is up next.,, >>> ♪ chisholm food fun music and honoring mexican heritage all at local bay area festivals this was the joint richmond's cent of low parade celebrating peace and unity. in san francisco a big turnout for a party at a large part. family friendly and alcohol free. lots of musical performances and
military bases and united states. including here in brooklyn. many say with a site in the courtroom frustrated them. >>> this woman lost her brother charles he was pilot of the plane that crashed in the pentagon >>> the engage in jihad in the court room >>> a first trial was stopped when the obama administration tried to shut down guantanamo and brent the trials to new york city. legal experts say could take years for the trial to conclude. dru levenson cbs news. >>> perseverance from students and the north bay despite vandals' destroying their salmon restoration project. the students spent their own time and money and nurturing and a batch of fish. anne mackovic has more. >>> the goodbye kiss these teenagers have waited to get. the john salmons are released into the day a culmination of a joint product between the timber on salmon institute and petaluma high school students. >>> you take care of them put one in three times a day every day and took care of the fish. >>> the release was more joyous after the kids were robbed of their chance last time in october someone deliberately c
as " he called a ". today he became the first united states president to support gay marriage. we have several reports tonight beginning with grace leith on the timing of the statements. >> the president was really walking a political tightrope on same-sex marriage between young adults who are in support of it in many african-american and hispanic democrats who are opposed to gay marriage. this is known to be a divisive issue and by changing its stance six months before the general election, the question is, will his political gamble pay off? >> it is official, the president is now the first commander-in- chief to support same-sex marriage. he did so unequivocally in an interview with good morning america. >> i just concluded that, for me personally, it is important for
not want to go to the united states, and so the choice was to help him get back into china to be a freedom fighter if he wanted, or, if conditions, negotiations with the chinese government were not to his satisfaction, he was prepared to stay in the embassy and live there for possibly years. >> reporter: the chinese brought chen's wife to beijing and promised he would be reunited with his family and given a scholarship to attend law school if he came out of the embassy. when chen balked, the chinese said his wife would be sent back to the village where the two had languished under house arrest. >> he talked with his wife twice and then made that decision on his own to come out of the embassy and rejoin the family. >> reporter: it was chen's decision, but with his wife's well-being in the balance, it would seem he had little choice. still, ambassador lock insists no one forced chen to leave. >> i remember asking him in front of many, many witnesses, "are you ready to leave? is this what you want to do?" and he just paused and sat there very quiet for several minutes, and then just jumped up
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